If you love to traverse the web and install random apps from weird and shady parts of the internet, of course you’re going to have a bad time. This is accepted wisdom in the Windows world, and so it should be in the mobile world, too. Make no mistake, Android has massive fundamental security issues to tackle, and there are millions of hostile apps looking for every opportunity to empty your bank accounts, or use devices as spam relays, or cryto-ransom and lock a phone until you hand over your hard-earned, or just sit there lurking and waiting for the moment a command-and-control server tells them to turn evil.
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ORIGINAL SOURCE: ZDNet